English can be a tricky language. Many of its more obvious aspects aren’t quite so obvious.




Red bullet
A person who gets what he deserves is said to have received his just desserts.”


Red bullet
Strawberries are so named because they are bedded in straw.


Multi-colored bullet
“The exception proves the rule” means “counter-examples verify the adage’s claim.”

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